There are times when we are faced with a dilemma. A choice in which we have no say of ours. Such is this pandemic and the lockdown that was enforced on us for the greater good. Resultantly causing mass panic and widespread fear. As we proceeded with the first month of living indoors, I observed the paranoia. People vehemently arguing and fighting for toilet papers, … Continue reading It is okay to not be okay
I stood at the metro station. Dressed in formals, the attire of a corporate prison, with a group of people gathered outside. They were always there, irrespective of the time and day. A regular routine. Court to office, office to home. I barely remember when was the last time I paused to take a look around. As observed, a few people could be seen eating … Continue reading Looking back at the boy
Yes, this is a long overdue post. I was afraid either I would blank out and not know what to write or would end up writing a thesis. The blank word document lying open on my laptop was teasing me all along, and I found myself diverted fully into cutting my nails, failing to find the right words to express those emotions, the way I wanted … Continue reading Anecdotes from A Distant Land
It was a bright day in April, the clocks were striking noon. The dark figure swiftly made his way through the narrow alley in an effort to escape the summer wind. Slipping through the wooden doors of an old dilapidated mansion behind, he entered along with a swirl of gritty dust. The mansion hallway smelled of a ragged mat. At one end of it a coloured … Continue reading The Man In A Portrait
I was accompanying my niece in her quest to buy stuff toys. Searching through various toys she brought my attention to some: “Mama, can I buy one of those?” She asked. “Of course kiddo, buy any toy of your choice. It’s a gift from your mama” I replied. “Urgh, I am not a kid anymore. I am 6 years old“. “Do, yYou want your birthday … Continue reading Are Teletubbies Scary ? They scared the wits out of me.